Tag Archives: Product management

Love Your Product Fans – And Your Critics!

Product Managers (and start-up CEOs for that matter) sometimes fall into a problem one of my mentors described as “falling in love with your product”.  You think the widget-a-majig you’ve built is so cool everyone’s got to love it. And you … Continue reading

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Product Management vs. Product Marketing in the “Product Supply Chain”

So some of you looking at careers paths may be faced with the question of whether or not you are or want to be a Product Manager or a Product Marketing Manager. You can certainly Google this for an “expert” … Continue reading

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Product Managers: 4 Tips for Presenting at Sales Meetings

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Pragmatic Marketing Releases Annual Survey Results

So PragmaticMarketing does all product marketing and product management professionals a big favor each year with their annual survey which includes salaries and responsibilities …. …This ends up making people feel pretty good about themselves (I’m paid well against the … Continue reading

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The Need for a Mentor in Product Management or Product Marketing

Wow. I know.  Long time no post.  But hey, everyone has to take a vacation, right? Well, here we are, back at it.  And speaking of vacations, my boss got me the Seth Godin action figure above on one of … Continue reading

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A “Release Manager” is NOT a “Product Manager” – and vice versa

Somewhere along the way to what you THOUGHT was a path to Product Management, you may have fallen into an unexpected role. Your Execs (especially CTO) is setting the road map.  To sales you are just “road map” boy or … Continue reading

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Can you be a perfectionist as a Product Manager… and still have a life?

It’s natural for good engineers to be perfectionists… it’s the mythical strive towards bug-free software.  It’s driven into us in all our product development efforts.  And it’s natural then that if you are a perfectionist in one career – like … Continue reading

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